Palermo port the historical city centre and Monreale

  • 08:00 suggested pick up time 30 min after the ship docks
  • 10:30 drive to Monreale
  • 11:00 Monreale
  • 13:00 lunch time
  • 14:30 Palermo Vucciria
  • 16:00 arrive at the ship

Palermo

You’ll meet the driver at the dock and drive to Palermo (the city center is in front of the pier) This colorful town is the capital and largest city of Sicily, is the administrative center and main tourist attraction of the island. Your visit today will focus on the most important part of the capital; in its medieval area you could visit the splendid baroque and Arab-Norman sites in the city. A must is also the Cathedral. This architectural complex is a magnificent and imposing building which stands on the ruins of the ancient cathedral; it was a mosque by the Arabs and consecrated to Christian worship by the Norman kings (2-2.5 hrs the visit of Palermo).

Palermo surroundings and Monreale

Then, along a beautiful road that climbs the slopes of the Conca d’Oro, one reaches the village of Monreale (30 min from Palermo). The Baroque Cathedral of Monreale, built during the Norman rule, will leave you speechless, we moreover visit the ancient cloister and the panoramic view point of the town hall gardens (approx. 2 hrs ib total the visit). We then let down again to Palermo, for (time permitting) a short walk along the colorful streets of the market “Vucciria“, the largest of Palermo and a short visit of “Villa Giulia”.

Note: The above excursion is also operated from Trapani and Porto Empedocle
Suggested quick lunch in Palermo or typical restaurant in the city center (not included)

Legend


up to 3 pax
up to 4-6 pax
up to 7-8 pax

English speaking driver:

The English speaking driver is a professional driver that has an extensive geographical and technical knowledge; he provide our clients with maximum comfort and confidence on the road. The English speaking driver is also extremely familiar with main destinations in Tuscany and Italy; he allow our clients designing an itinerary if they prefer playing it by ear directly with them to better suit their interests and preferences. He could act as your mobile concierge.


Smart Driver:

Is a professional driver with excellent local knowledge who will provide you with an overview of local history; show you the main sights from the vehicle; arrange museum tickets (subject to availability); on your request make lunch recommendations; he cannot take you on a walking tour of the city, into museums, churches or other sights, or give in-depth historical, artistic and architectural information. Enjoytuscany smart driver act as your mobile concierge!



Our private shore excursion from Palermo to historical city centre and Monreale is designed to help you to experience the best-known and most significant sights, but we are happy to tailor-make your itinerary to suit your own tastes and interests (within the limits of the time available, of course!). The excursion can also be combined with a private guided walking tour of Palermo and/or Monreale with a local licensed guide (to be reserved in advance – not included).

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Max pax: 8
  • smart driver+full comforts vehicle
  • 1/3 pax: 600,00
  • 4/6 pax: 690,00
  • 7/8 pax: 760,00

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